Investment Summary

Exits Gafisa Sa

On August 2, 2011, invested in construction company Gafisa Sa from Equity International

Investment Highlights
  • This is transaction in the Construction sector.
  • This is transaction in Brazil.

Investment Summary

Date 2011-08-02
Target Gafisa Sa
Sector Construction
Sellers(s) Equity International
Deal Type Trade Sale

Target

Gafisa Sa

Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Gafisa is a publicly-held and fully-integrated homebuilding company headquartered in S?o Paulo, Brazil. Gafisa is recognized as the leading professionally-managed homebuilder in Brazil and has completed more than 800 developments, including luxury condominiums, commercial buildings, flats and shopping centers since it was founded more than 50 years ago. The Company completed its initial public offering on the Brazilian stock exchange (BOVESPA) in February 2006 (BZ: GFSA3) and its fully-registered listing on the New York Stock Exchange in March 2007 (NYSE:GFA).

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Equity International

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Real Estate
Founded 1999
PE ASSETS 2.0B USD
Size Large
Type Sector Focused
DESCRIPTION

Equity International is a private equity real estate firm focused on investment opportunities located outside the US. Equity International looks to co-invest alongside outside operating and financial partners when considering new projects or proposals. Specific areas of interest include the office, industrial, retail, entertainment, hospitality, finance, homebuilding and senior living sectors. The Firm's geographic interest lies in areas with economic growth, capital market inefficiency and limited competition. Equity International was formed in 1999 by Sam Zell and Gary Garrabrant and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 5 of 8
Sector (Construction) 1 of 2
Type (Trade Sale) 4 of 6
Country (Brazil) 2 of 4
Year (2011) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2011-02-16 Guarde Aqui

São Paulo, Brazil

Guarde Aqui is the major self-storage owner and operator in Brazil by the number of facilities, leasable area, revenues, and NOI. GA manages its facilities to industry standards similar to those located in countries with mature self-storage markets, establishing itself as one of the only institutional-quality self-storage operators in Brazil. The company’s facilities are well-located, built to international standards with a focus on security, ease of transportation, and customer support. Guarde Aqui was founded in 2005 and is based in São Paulo, Brazil.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2011-11-03 SAMHI

Gurugram, India

SAMHI is a hospitality property company focused on the development, acquisition, and ownership of select-service, business-class hotels across India. SAMHI has commenced the development of properties in Bangalore, Chennai, and Gurgaon with brands such as Courtyard and Fairfield by Marriott and Hyatt Place. SAMHI was founded in 2010 and is based in Gurugram, India.

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